A 2-yr follow-up questionnaire was sent to Ss originally tested by the present authors (1976). Initial treatment gains for self- and therapist-directed desensitization Ss were maintained. Posttest behavior approach scores were not predictive of real-life behavioral change as reported at follow-up. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2006 APA, all rights reserved).
- external validity of laboratory fear assessment, 2-yr followup of snake phobic Ss who underwent self vs therapist directed desensitization
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